The Ride of a Lifetime is the autobiography of Robert Iger, who served as CEO of the Walt Disney Company for 15 years. He provides insights into how he led one of the most iconic businesses in the world, sharing invaluable lessons on topics such as innovation, brand building, and change management.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for business leaders who want to learn from one of the most successful CEOs in history. It provides a behind-the-scenes look at how Iger ran Disney, offering valuable advice on topics such as innovation,teamwork, and risk taking.
- Iger is a highly successful CEO, and his insights into Disney’s operations are valuable
- The book provides readers with an inside look at how one of the world’s most iconic businesses is run
- It offers lessons on topics such as innovation, brand building, and change management that can be applied to any business
- The author spends too much time talking about his childhood and early career experiences instead of focusing on the lessons he learned as CEO.
- There is no index or table of contents, making it difficult to find specific information.
- The book feels rushed and unfinished, like the author only had enough material for a shorter version.
Learn more about the author
Robert A. Iger is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company. He has been a Director since 2005, was elected CEO in October 2005, and assumed the role of Chairman in March 2006. Under Mr. Iger’s leadership, The Walt Disney Company has become one of the world’s most admired companies, with a market capitalization that has grown from $48 billion to more than $170 billion during his tenure as CEO.
“This book is crammed with wisdom and insights from one of the world’s great business leaders. It’s a must-read for anyone looking to build their own successful company.”
“This book is a must read for anyone aspiring to lead an organization – whether it be a startup or well-established company. Iger provides clear and concise insights into the inner workings of one of America’s most successful businesses.”
“Iger has an amazing story to share and he does so with great insight, humor, and honesty. Anyone who wants to understand the inner workings of one of the world’s most successful businesses should read this book.”
“The Ride of a Lifetime offers readers an inside look at the impressive career of Robert Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company. Filled with lessons learned from years of experience in business and leadership, this book is essential reading for anyone looking to succeed in today’s ever-changing world.”